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Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health

Edited By: Calum NL Macpherson, Francois-Xavier Meslin and Alexander I Wandeler

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2012 | Edition: 2 | #196628 | ISBN-13: 9781845938352
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NHBS Price: £95.00 $120/€112 approx

About this book

Zoonotic diseases constitute a public health problem throughout the world. Addressing a little studied area of veterinary and medical science, this book covers the viruses, bacteria and protozoan and helminth parasites that are transmitted between man and dogs, discussing population management, control disease agents and human-dog relationships. Fully updated throughout, this new edition also includes two new chapters on benefits of the human-dog relationship and non-infectious disease issues with dogs. It is a valuable resource for researchers and students of veterinary and human medicine, microbiology, parasitology and public health.


Contents

Chapter One: The Human-Dog Relationship: A Tale of Two Species
Chapter Two: Benefits of the Human-Dog Relationship
Chapter Three: Non-Disease Related Problems of Dog Populations
Chapter Four: Dog Ecology and Population Biology
Chapter Five: Dogs and Rabies
Chapter Six: Dogs and Bacterial Zoonoses
Chapter Seven: Dogs and Protozoan Zoonoses
Chapter Eight: Dogs and Trematode Zoonoses
Chapter Nine: Dogs and Cestode Zoonoses
Chapter Ten: Dogs and Nematode Zoonoses
Chapter Eleven: Dogs, Ectoparasitic and Associated Zoonoses
Chapter Twelve: Zoonoses and Immunosuppressed Populations
Chapter Thirteen: Dog Population Management
Chapter Fourteen: Integrated Control of Neglected Zoonoses Involving Dogs


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